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Ashland University, Ohio Health In Richland County Benefit From Grant Partnership

17 Oct , 2017  

Ashland University’s Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences has been awarded $198,828 in renewal grant funding from the Ohio Board of Nursing’s Nurse Education Grant Program (NEGP). This two-year grant funding makes possible Ashland’s “Undergraduate Nursing Expansion: Services Excellence and Clinical Faculty Joint Appointments” project in partnership with OhioHealth Mansfield and Shelby Hospitals. More…

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Decorate A Bowl At The MAC

16 Oct , 2017  

It’s a great combination – an afternoon of fun and refreshments, an opportunity to make great art, and the ability to give back to the wider community.

You are invited to come to the Mansfield Art Center on one of two sessions – October 27 or November 4 – and have fun decorating and glazing a soup bowl. Then, on December 9, you can bring the bowl back to the Center to share in a free meal together of soup, drinks, and desserts in an event known as the “Charit-A-Bowl.” More…

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OSR Marketing Director Profiled By OSUM

16 Oct , 2017  

From million-dollar movie sets to haunted ghost tours, Ohio State Mansfield graduate Dan Smith has a part in all of the action as the marketing director at the Ohio State Reformatory.

Smith grew up in the Mansfield area. From a young age, he knew he wanted to attend The Ohio State University at Mansfield. “Probably around 9th grade, I made up my mind where I wanted to go,” Smith reminisces. “My mom went to Ohio State Mansfield and a lot of my friends went here and loved it. I knew it was the place for me.” More…

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Richland County Road Work

15 Oct , 2017  

District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation has published its list of current road projects in Richland County. The following work will be taking place over the next week: More…

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Dental Clinic Provides Free Services For Area Children

14 Oct , 2017  

The Mansfield and Richland County Dental Clinic is currently accepting teeth cleaning appointments during October.

The Clinic offers free dental care for Richland County children aged Kindergarten through 12th grade. To be eligible, children must be from families that have no dental insurance (medical card holders excluded) and have a low to moderate family income; children must be a resident in Richland County and attend school here. More…

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Richland Soil & Water Annual Celebration

14 Oct , 2017  

It’s an opportunity to visit with friends while enjoying a variety of music including jazz, blues, and 60s to 80s pop performed by Steve Brown.

It’s also an opportunity to enjoy a dinner while listening to guest speaker Jim McCormac – author, naturalist, and photographer, who has worked in the field of conservation for over 30 years. In his program Wild Ohio: The Best of Our Natural Heritage, which is based on his book of the same name, he will take you on a pictorial adventure through Ohio’s rarest habitats. More…

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Commissioners Consider Budget Requests; Insist On Cuts

14 Oct , 2017  

In its consideration of budget requests for 2018, the Richland County Commissioners welcomed department heads to their meeting on October 10.

Commissioner Tony Vero noted at the meeting that budget requests total some $35.6 million, and yet total revenue was pegged at $28.3 million. These figures contemplate a loss of $600,000 in income from the Medicaid sales tax and increased costs of $700,000 for benefits. Furthermore, at the start of 2018 the County will be short $1.3 million from 2017 revenues. More…

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Richland County Foundation Awards Over 2 Million In Grants

13 Oct , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved $2,051,238 in grants to area nonprofit agencies during its October meeting.

Kingwood Center Gardens received a three-year grant from the community fund to help build a visitor center. It will be constructed near the Trimble Road entrance and will serve as a welcome center and banquet hall. The new facility will provide visitors a place to purchase tickets, consider the benefits of membership, learn about volunteer opportunities, gather information, plan their visit and learn the rich history of Kingwood Center. More…

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Mansfield Judge Recognized With Statewide Award

13 Oct , 2017  

The Ohio Domestic Violence Network held their Annual Community Awareness Event at the Ohio State House last week where they recognized Mansfield Municipal Court Judge Jerry Ault with the Croucher Family Award for Outstanding Leadership. The gathering is designed to increase public awareness of the frequency of domestic violence fatalities and highlight best practices around domestic violence prevention, awareness and education. More…

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Two Weeks Of Art At Malabar Farm

13 Oct , 2017  

Where better to indulge your creative bent than a place which has inspired artists and writers for several decades?

For two weeks beginning on Saturday, Malabar Farm State Park is hosting “Arts in the Park,” a series of 11 separate opportunities to participate in the arts. Activities range from wine & art, poetry readings, a fiber art demonstration, storytelling, landscape art and much more. More…

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Absentee, Early Voting Now Underway

12 Oct , 2017  

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced that absentee voting in the November 7th General Election began yesterday, October 11 for all registered Ohio voters. Voter registration for that election has now closed.

The full, detailed and interactive 2017 elections calendar is available here. More…

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Ohio’s Top Fall Festival Is This Weekend And Close To Home

12 Oct , 2017  

When Travel & Leisure Magazine recently chose the top Fall Festival in each state, the Ohio selection was very much close to home.

It’s the award winning The Great Pumpkin Glow at Kingwood Center Gardens, now in its 7th year. More…

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Ohio Fall Update — October 11

11 Oct , 2017  

Every week this fall, we will be bringing you photos submitted by Ohioans and those visiting Ohio, all showing the beauty of a Buckeye fall. Each has been tagged with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Instgram tag. Hover over any image for more information, and enjoy!! More…

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This Month Brings Haunts, History, And Halloween

11 Oct , 2017  

Forget the cozy firesides, apple picking and hayrides, Fall means Halloween which means it’s time for ghost stories, costumes and haunted houses. If you think getting scared is fun, come to Mansfield and Richland County and get your fill of ghosts and haunted happenings. See a full list of events here. More…

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